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Asbestos in Popular Culture

We all know that both asbestos and smoking can cause cancer, but did you know that in the early 1950’s...

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IANZ Accreditation to ISO 17020 -For Surveying and Sampling for Asbestos

Chemsafety is pleased to announce that we have successfully gained IANZ accreditation to ISO 17020 for Surveying and Sampling Asbestos....

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Residential Landlords Asbestos Management

In June 2018 Worksafe released a policy clarification for residential landlords and their responsibilities regarding their duties with asbestos in...

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Asbestos Management Plans

The Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations state that asbestos in the workplace must be identified so far as...

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Asbestos Containing Gaskets

Over the last few years we have seen a number of examples of gaskets with a modern appearance that contain...

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Types of Asbestos Removal

The Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 have classified asbestos into three classes for removal work....

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What do the new asbestos Regulations mean for electricians, plumbers, builders, etc doing Asbestos Related Work?

The Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations set out clear and specific requirements for PCBU's....

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What do the new asbestos Regulations mean for PCBU building occupants?

What the new Regulations mean for PCBU building occupants?...

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Changes to the Rules for Work Involving Asbestos

WorkSafe NZ have released their proposed changes to licensing for asbestos related work....

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What is Asbestos Work?

An overview of what the term "asbestos work" means in the upcoming Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015....

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Asbestos Identification and Survey Requirements

An overview of the asbestos identification and survey requirements in the upcoming Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015....

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Changes To The Asbestos Regulations, What You Need To Know

What do we expect the new Asbestos Regulations [Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2015] to look like and...

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Asbestos Register and Management Plan Requirements

An overview of the asbestos register and management plan requirements for the new Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations...

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